Friday, January 22, 2010

Upcoming Readings for Joel Brouwer

Four Way Books poet Joel Brouwer (Centuries, 2003; And So, 2009) has three upcoming readings in New York City, and one in Bronxville, NY. Don't miss this chance to hear Joel's imaginative and striking work firsthand!

Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY
6:30 PM, Slonim House Living Room
Reading with Olena Kalytiak Davis

Cake Shop
152 Ludlow NY, NY
7 PM
Reading with Olena Kalytiak Davis

College of Staten Island, CUNY
1:30-2:30 p.m.
The Archive Room of the Library (1L)

NYU Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street NY,NY
5 PM
Reading with Rachel Zucker and Rebecca Wolff.

Friday, January 15, 2010


Tom Healy was #11 on Amazon's American Poetry bestsellers list this week for his debut collection What the Right Hand Knows, released Fall 2009. Congrats Tom! To purchase a copy of Tom's book visit

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Four Way Books Readings on the Bowery

Four Way Books hosts a wonderful reading series at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City, located at 308 Bowery between Houston and Bleeker. We have an amazing winter and spring lineup! For five dollars, you can share in an afternoon filled with literature. For directions to the Bowery Poetry Club, or to check out bios of the readers, click on Four Way Books Readings on the Bowery and you will be directed to the Bowery Poetry Club homepage. The series begins at 2:00 PM. Hope to see you there.

Sunday, January 24
, 2010

Michael Dumanis
Monica Ferrell
Jay Baron Nicorvo
James Allen Hall

Sunday, February 28 , 2010

Fred Marchant
Dana Roeser
Elizabeth Haukaas
Joan Houlihan

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Tom Healy
Carol Muske- Dukes
Ryan Murphy
Megan Staffel

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Jamie Ross
David Dodd Lee
Susan Wheeler
Lynn Emanuel

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Sara London
Ken Chen
Meg Kearney
Monica Youn

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Daniel Simko's The Arrival

Daniel Simko's posthumous collection, The Arrival, receives a wonderful review at! Doris Lynch calls Simko's American debut "beautiful, intense poetry." Four Way Books agrees! To read this review in its entirety, please click on the title of this blog entry, and then scroll down to the poetry section of the reviews. To read Simko's work, or buy his book, return to our home page ( and click on The Arrival.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry

Our submission period is now open for the Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry, and will remain open until March 31, 2010. The contest is open to any poet writing in English who has not published a collection of poetry. Alan Shapiro will judge. For details, see the submission guidelines on our home page, Good luck!